Lucas Loughner

Alumnus Lucas Loughner graduated in 2014 and went to Hardin-Simmons University. While in high school Loughner played baseball and participated in STUCO and Bronco Brigade.  


What have you done since high school?

“After I graduated from Legacy in 2014, I pursued a degree in Business Administration with a minor in Marketing at Hardin-Simmons University in Abilene, TX,” Loughner said.


What made you want to do what you are doing now?

“Well I actually came into college thinking I was going to be a teacher, but I changed my major to Business my sophomore year,” Loughner said. “I chose this because majoring in business comes with high profitability of getting a job after school, and I honestly enjoyed everything about majoring in Business Administration.”


What did you learn or experience in high school that affected you later in life?

“High school shaped who I am today, a lot of the teachers i had, helped form that relationships that i will cherish forever,” Loughner said. “I learned that a teacher has a lasting impact on students, having amazing teachers make high school amazing. I was blessed to have many amazing and funny teachers. I encourage students to enjoy their High School years, it flies by.”


Explain your job now.

“For 2 and a half years I’ve worked at the school library, as a student worker,” Loughner said. “But just this past semester I started working at World Finance. There I help assist customers, with daily duties, applying for loans and just building relationships with the customers.”


What are your plans for the future?

“Plans for the future, I will graduate in May of 2018 and in August, my fiancé and I are planning on getting married,” Loughner said. “And just find a job, maybe take a year off of school and then pursue my Masters.”


What is your advice to current high schoolers?

“Like I said above, I encourage y’all to enjoy school, enjoy the friendships you have, and take every moment in,” Loughner said. “Get you study habits right, because in college you will study a lot. I was terrible at studying when I came to college, but I learned. So don’t be like me, and make sure studying comes first. College is amazing, you will learn about so much and the friendships you will make, will be forever lasting. My best friend I met, he went to Martin High School, which is just right down the road.”

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